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Farm Building (Former Charcoal Store) of Furnace Farm, About 50 Metres North West of Oakdale House

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxenhall, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9362 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: -2.4098 / 2°24'35"W

OS Eastings: 371923

OS Northings: 226486

OS Grid: SO719264

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.N4WD

Mapcode Global: VH93W.5LWL

Entry Name: Farm Building (Former Charcoal Store) of Furnace Farm, About 50 Metres North West of Oakdale House

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125731

Location: Oxenhall, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Oxenhall

Built-Up Area: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Oxenhall St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

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3/194 Farm building (former Charcoal
Store) of Furnace Farm, about 50m
19.9.84 north-west of Oakdale House


Former charcoal store for iron furnace, now farm building. C17 or
earlier, later alterations, including 1984. Roughly squared and
coursed reddish stone; thin yellowish stone to top quarter or less
of wall, but not buttresses. Corrugated asbestos roof on steel
frame. Four-bay building. Facade to road, plain plinth, at
ground level on right, high on left with slope of ground. Square-
set buttresses, single offset just below eaves. First bay 5 small
square holes: second 3-light mullioned window on left and above, 3
square holes, to right door-frame infilled 2-light mullion and
transom window at upper level. Third and fourth bays 6 square
lioles: end buttresses removed. Left return high plinth,
buttresses at corners; wide centre doorway, about 2.lm high,
rebate in stonework for doors, flat timber lintel. Square window
to right at same level, 2 rows of 4 small square holes above.
1984 low-pitched gable oversails wall. Right return wide opening,
part rebuilt in C20 brickwork.
Interior gutted; evidence of upper floor at left end, with cross
wall in centre of second bay. Said to be former charcoal store of
Cl7 iron works: earlier use not clear, later converted to farm
building. Previous roof half-hipped, tiled, removed 1984.
Important remains of pre-Industrial Revolution iron works, outlier
of Forest of Dean industrial area. Only known C17 charcoal store
in existence. Forms group with former blowing house and Oakdale
House, (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7192326486

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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